March 2007

Important Note: For Part I of this article, click here Personal training and the coaching of athletes is a tough business. The media, however, portrays it as a glamorous job catering to the rich and famous. Professional athletes, teams, movie stars, and musicians all pay big bucks to look good and dominate their sport. But it’s not all champagne and caviar dreams. Thousands of fitness professionals enter this industry hoping to make their mark as a successful trainer. Unfortunately, most trainers don’t stick around once they realize that a steady pay check in this line of work is tough to come by. Fortunately...